Networking

08.18.15
Google's $200 'OnHub' router tries to fix complicated WiFi
08.18.15

Google's $200 'OnHub' router tries to fix complicated WiFi

OnHub is a redesigned router from Google that promises a quick and stable Wi-Fi connection all built around an easy-to-use app.

By J. Conditt,   08.18.15
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08.18.15
A farmer built his own 4G mast to fix rural broadband issues
08.18.15

A farmer built his own 4G mast to fix rural broadband issues

Living in rural England, Richard Guy was a man with a problem. Like many located in similar areas,...

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08.17.15
Samsung imagines Earth-wide internet through 4,600 satellites
08.17.15

Samsung imagines Earth-wide internet through 4,600 satellites

Samsung's research team imagines connecting the world to the internet through a satellite cloud.

By J. Fingas,   08.17.15
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08.15.15
AT&T helped the NSA spy on the UN's internet traffic (updated)
08.15.15

AT&T helped the NSA spy on the UN's internet traffic (updated)

It's no secret that telecoms have cooperated with the US' surveillance efforts, but at least one w...

By J. Fingas,   08.15.15
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08.11.15
Surviving the Def Con hacker conference
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08.11.15

Surviving the Def Con hacker conference

Surviving in the hostile -- yet incredibly fun -- digital environment of a hacker conference.

By R. Baldwin,   08.11.15
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08.09.15
Drones may get better cell service thanks to an old ambulance
08.09.15

Drones may get better cell service thanks to an old ambulance

Like the idea of a drone with an always-on internet connection? Carnegie Mellon might make it happen, thanks to an old ambulance turned into a sky-focused cellular network.

By J. Fingas,   08.09.15
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07.31.15
The best Wi-Fi extender (for most people)
07.31.15

The best Wi-Fi extender (for most people)

From our friends at The Wirecutter.

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07.28.15
ICYMI: A ban on kill-capable bots, data center design & more
07.28.15

ICYMI: A ban on kill-capable bots, data center design & more

Our nearly all-robot ICYMI could terrify the most hardened scifi movie buff.

By K. Davis,   07.28.15
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07.24.15
LinkedIn's making it harder to download your account data
07.24.15

LinkedIn's making it harder to download your account data

If you're a LinkedIn user, the networking site is now making it more difficult to download your contact list and other personal information. You have to wait 72 hours to get it.

By E. Alvarez,   07.24.15
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